Ivan Calin

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Ivan Calin
Member of the Parliament of Moldova
Assumed office
1998 election
In office
Prime Minister of the Moldavian SSR
In office
24 December 1985 – 10 January 1990
Preceded by Ion Ustian
Succeeded by Petru Pascari
President of Parliament (Acting)
In office
5 May 2009 – 12 May 2009
Preceded by Marian Lupu
Succeeded by Vladimir Voronin
In office
10 April 1980 – 24 December 1985
Personal details
Born 10 March 1935
Plot, Rîbnița District, Transnistria, Moldova
Died 2 January 2012(2012-01-02) (aged 76)
Chişinău, Moldova
Political party Communist Party of Moldova
Other political
Party of Communists
Religion Eastern Orthodoxy

Ivan Petrovici Calin (Russian: Иван Петрович Калин; 10 March 1935 – 2 January 2012) was a Moldovan politician.


Calin was born in the small village of Plopi in the north of Transnistria, in Rîbnița District, then in Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.

Calin was President of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Moldavian SSR from 10 April 1980 to 24 December 1985. Following this he became prime minister of the Moldavian SSR until 10 January 1990.

He was elected as member of the Parliament of Moldova in the 1998 election, 2005 election, April 2009 election and July 2009 election.

Until the speaker was elected, the plenary meetings of the Moldovan Parliament were chaired by the oldest MP, making Călin the acting speaker from 5 through 12 May 2009.



  • Enciclopedia sovietică moldovenească, 1970–1977.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ion Ustian
Prime Minister of the Moldavian SSR
24 December 1985 – 10 January 1990
Succeeded by
Petru Pascari